University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the El Paso (Tex.) Irrigation Study Records, 1994



Descriptive Summary

Creator: El Paso (Tex.)
Creator: United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
Title: El Paso (Tex.) irrigation study records
Dates: 1994
Abstract: Comprising a report, slides, photographs, negatives, and photograph logs, the El Paso (Tex.) Irrigation Study Records, 1994, document the history of the irrigation and drainage canals in the El Paso, Texas, area through the early 20th century.
Accession No.: 94-307
Extent: 7 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Comprising a report and visual material, the El Paso (Tex.) Irrigation Study Records, 1994, document the history of the irrigation and drainage canals in the El Paso, Texas, area. Produced by the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, the report entitled Historical and Modern Irrigation Systems in El Paso, Texas describes the history of the canals from early Spanish settlement of the area through the improvements and expansion of the irrigation systems in the early 20th century. The visual material contains slides, photographs, negatives, and photograph logs used in the study, which portray the physical features of the canals in 1994 and the early 20th century.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Bureau of Reclamation -- Archives.
Subjects
Irrigation -- Texas -- El Paso -- History.
Irrigation -- Texas -- El Paso -- Pictorial works.
Places
El Paso (Tex.) -- History.
El Paso (Tex.) -- Pictorial works.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

El Paso (Tex.) Irrigation Study Records, 1994, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3C41 Historical and Modern Irrigation Systems in El Paso, Texas, report, 1994
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3S304 Slides, photographs, negatives and photograph logs, 1994